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Definition of dazzle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [often passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dazzle
    he / she / it dazzles
    past simple dazzled
    -ing form dazzling
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  1. 1[transitive, intransitive] dazzle (somebody) if a strong light dazzles you, it is so bright that you cannot see for a short time synonym blind He was momentarily dazzled by the strong sunlight.
  2. 2[transitive] dazzle somebody to impress someone a lot with your beauty, skill, etc. He was dazzled by the warmth of her smile.
    adjective a dazzling display of Japanese dance
    adverb She was dazzlingly beautiful.
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